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Nearly 400,000 tickets sold for Confed Cup

Nearly 400,000 tickets, representing about 63 percent of the seats available, have been sold for the Confederations Cup in South Africa next month, the world football body FIFA said Thursday.

sports Updated: May 21, 2009 21:41 IST

Nearly 400,000 tickets, representing about 63 percent of the seats available, have been sold for the Confederations Cup in South Africa next month, the world football body FIFA said Thursday.

"With just 25 days to the kick-off of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009, a total of 383,506 tickets have now been sold - this corresponds to 63 percent of the total number of tickets available," FIFA said in a statement.

The Confed Cup runs June 14-28 with champions from each continent, as well as host South Africa and world champs Italy.

For the last Confed Cup in Germany in 2005, about 85 percent of the tickets were sold.